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Frank E Fesq

  • Rank: Private
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company A,
    40th New Jersey Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: April 2, 1865
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Petersburg, Virginia, USA
Capture of flag of 18th North Carolina (C.S.A.), within the enemy's works.
Medal of Honor Recipient Frank E. Fesq
Medal of Honor Recipient Frank E. Fesq
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Newark, Essex County, New Jersey
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: May 10, 1865
  • Born: April 4, 1840, Germany
  • Died: May 6, 1920
  • Buried: Rosedale Cemetery (MH) (S-78), Orange, NJ, United States

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